Thomas S. Tooma M.D. Celebrates Landmark of 25 Years in Ophthalmology

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Only the most experienced and dedicated vision correction surgeons can claim a quarter century of patient care, and Dr. Tooma is proud to join this commendable group of ophthalmologists.

For many, it truly is a life-changing experience, and I'm just honored that I have the opportunity to be a part of it.

TLC Laser Eye Centers announced today that Dr. Tom Tooma has achieved the remarkable milestone of more than 25 years of experience in the field of ophthalmology. Only the most experienced and dedicated vision correction surgeons can claim a quarter century of patient care, and Dr. Tooma is proud to join this commendable group of ophthalmologists.

Dr. Tooma completed his residency in ophthalmology at Loma Linda University in 1983. Since that time, he has dedicated his professional career to improving the quality of life for thousands of patients by helping them achieve renewed vision. "The best part of my job is seeing the absolute joy and excitement of each patient after their procedure," said Dr. Tooma. He added, "For many, it truly is a life-changing experience, and I'm just honored that I have the opportunity to be a part of it."

In 1994 Dr. Tooma made the choice to focus specifically on the field of laser vision correction. Since that time, Dr. Tooma has performed more than 75,000 laser vision correction procedures, making him one of the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the country. In fact, he was the first surgeon in California to perform the LASIK procedure. He was also the first in California to perform Custom WaveFront Guided LASIK, the advanced LASIK procedure that is blade-free for improved safety and precision.

Since 1999, Dr. Tooma has been a surgical partner of TLC Laser Eye Centers. With more than 80 centers throughout the United States, TLC is the largest provider of laser vision correction in the world. Thanks to his participation in this extensive network of expert surgeons, Dr. Tooma now proudly offers a Lifetime Commitment to the vision of his patients.

Dr. Thomas Tooma is currently Medical Director of Southern California for TLC Laser Eye Centers. The Newport Beach location where he spends most of his time is located at 3501 Jamboree Road, Suite 1100, Newport Beach, 92660. For more information, please visit the official TLC Laser Eye Centers website at http://www.tlcvision.com.

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